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2013-10-02 23:26:20

Auburn Study Shows Super 7+ to Be Faster/More Cost Effective Than Seven Percent Tincture of Iodine Madison, WI (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 At the World Dairy Expo, Innovacyn Inc. today announced the launch of Super 7+ Navel Dip, an umbilical cord dry-out and protective solution for newborn animals. The iodine-free formula of alkaline electrolyzed water speeds the drying process and protects the umbilical cord. Super 7+ comes in two sizes - a gallon jug and a pint trigger bottle, and can be...

2009-03-13 12:24:15

A team of surgeons in Spain removed a cancerous kidney from a woman via her navel. Dr. Antoni Alcaraz of Hospital Clinic de Barcelona said that by using the navel the recovery time is reduced by half and the surgical results are far better than those of conventional laparoscopy. The operation was carried out with material specially designed to be able to work from the navel, access that requires control and precision, Alcaraz said. Alcaraz said that the operation was carried out by his...

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2009-02-28 18:25:00

An Austrian scientist says he has discovered a type of body hair that traps stray pieces of lint and draws them into the navel. Chemist Georg Steinhauser made his discovery by studying 503 pieces of lint from his own belly button, the Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. The newspaper reported that chemical analysis revealed the pieces of lint contained not only cotton from clothing, but also flecks of dead skin, fat, sweat and dust. The Vienna University of Technology chemist wrote in the...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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